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Welcome to Crestwood Elementary School!

Crestwood Elementary serves students from 4-Year-Old Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Our staff is dedicated to challenging every student academically in an environment that is child-centered, safe, culturally responsive and supportive of learning. Our goals are to ensure that every student actively engages in the learning process to become a happy and productive member of a global society.

Our school enjoys a strong partnership with parents and the community at large. Staff work to engage students in a meaningful and integrated curriculum. We have a vibrant Outdoor Education program and behind our school is a hidden gem of 4.5 acres of a school forest. We utilize our school forest, gardens and orchards to connect our curriculum to the natural world around us.

We are a Restorative Justice Leadership School and a Welcoming School so when you visit Crestwood you will notice the caring relationships between staff and students. We take pride in our strong learning community and value the worth and dignity of all. Crestwood is a great place for children to BELONG!

Our school reflects MMSD’s vision that all students acquire the skills and abilities needed to be successful, including a mastery of content areas, growth mindset, self-knowledge, creativity, wellness, interpersonal skills, confidence, cultural competence and community connection. Through these skills and abilities, our students will graduate college, career and community ready.

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What Makes Crestwood a Thriving School?

  • Our school enjoys a strong partnership with parents and the community at large.
  • Staff work to engage students in a meaningful and integrated curriculum.
  • We have a vibrant Outdoor Education program, and behind our school is a hidden gem of 4.5 acres of a school forest. We utilize our school forest, gardens and orchards to connect our curriculum to the natural world around us.
  • We are a Restorative Justice Leadership School so when you visit Crestwood you will notice the caring relationships between staff and students as well as engagement in culturally relevant learning experiences. 
     

MMSD Vision

Our school reflects MMSD’s vision that all students acquire the skills and abilities needed to be successful, including a mastery of content areas, growth mindset, self-knowledge, creativity, wellness, interpersonal skills, confidence, cultural competence and community connection. Through these skills and abilities, our students will graduate college, career and community ready. 

A student smiles at the camera.

The mission of Crestwood Elementary School is to empower each child with the attitudes, knowledge, and skills for becoming a life-long learner by providing an environment that values curiosity, challenge, cooperation, creative and critical thinking and respect.